A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
DxO One: 26.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
12. has built-in optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
46% have it
13. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
14. has AF tracking
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
72% have it
15. Can create panoramas in-camera
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
35% have it
16. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
86% have it
17. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
65% have it
18. optical zoom
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
19. widest aperture
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
Ricoh GR II: f/1
20. has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
88% have it
A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
Nikon D5: 400
22. has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
62% have it
23. has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
93% have it
24. has an accelerometer
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
92% have it
25. USB version
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.